is in Full Geek Mode for 2016’s Lagos Comic Convention


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The 5th Lagos Comic-con is on!

It’s official – 2016’s Lagos Comic Convention (Comic-Con) is holding on the 17th of September, themed “Creative Skills as Tools for Economic Diversification” and it will be taking place at the NECA house in Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos State.
Over 5,000 people are expected to attend this nerd-lovin’ event. 

It is organized by Ayodele Elegba, Austine Osas of MustardSeed Investment Limited/Spoof Animation and Justin Irabor of 

Justin Irabor is part of the digital marketing team at and he is pleased to be working with the Lagos Comic-Con. He is an active comic book fan himself – as his Instagram and comic strip website will show. 

The Lagos Comic Con is open to everyone!

About the Lagos Comic-Con
It is a non-profit event that brings together stakeholders in comics and other related art forms. These include film, animation, gaming, technology, government agencies/parastatals and other related industries with our partnerships with the Lagos State Government, Disney/Pixar, Indomie, UBER,,, UR4AFRICA Programme, TiteBoy Game Entertainment, Footworks,, TM-Cube Global and Kosas Investment Limited.

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Speakers at the Event
We are inviting speakers/Guests from various industries. They include:
Roye Okupe: E.X.O Comics, who is  working on his cartoon/animation, and has been featured on CNN, Forbes etc.
Chinenye Mba-Uzoukwu who is the CEO of Infographics Nigeria.
Rupa Jha: The head of BBC Media Action Group(Nigeria), with vast experience of developing the BBC branding in developing Countries and her country of origin(India). Online blogger and organiser of the New Media Conference (Importance of New Media in a Growing Industry)
Chukwuwezam Obanor of Rocket Internet, listed on Forbes 30 Most Promising Entrepreneurs In Africa 2016. 
Roseline Ilori– Country Head, MTECH Nigeria
Justin Irabor: Marketing/PR manager at
Hugo Obi of Maliyo Games
Lexi Novitske of Singularity Investment(Africa)
Osagie Alonge: Entertainment writer, Content Developer for and head of Osagie Alonge Think Change. 
Chude Jideonwo: Red Media Africa
Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen: Nollywood Producer/Director
Professor Nnedi Okorafor: Award winning Creative writer and poet.

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